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Gilbey Early Origins



The surname Gilbey was first found in Lincolnshire at Gilby, a hamlet in the parish of Pilham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
However, more records point to Leicestershire where the surname was descended from the tenant of the lands of Galby or Gilby held by Robert Burdet's son from Hugh Grandesnil, a Norman noble who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086.

The earliest record of the family was Geoffrey Gilbe who was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Leicestershire in 1327. A few years later, John Gilby was listed in 1414. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


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Gilbey Spelling Variations


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Gilbey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gilby, Gilbey, Gilbie, Guilbey, Gillbie, Gillby and others.

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Gilbey Early History


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Gilbey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilbey research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1414, 1561, 1603, 1645, 1571, 1619, 1510 and 1585 are included under the topic Early Gilbey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gilbey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gilbey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gilbey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gilbey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Gilbey, who setted in Maryland in 1668
  • Thomas Gilbey, who landed in Maryland in 1668 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilbey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilbey (post 1700)



  • Sir Walter Gavin Gilbey (b. 1949), 4th Baronet of Elsenham Hall, an English peer
  • Sir Walter Derek Gilbey (1913-1991), 3rd Baronet of Elsenham Hall, an English peer
  • Sir Henry Walter Gilbey (1859-1945), 2nd Baronet of Elsenham Hall, an English peer
  • Sir Walter Gilbey (1831-1914), 1st Baronet of Elsenham Hall, an English wine-merchant and philanthropist, Chairman and co-founder of W. & A. Gilbey, wine merchants and distillers
  • Alfred Newman Gilbey (1901-1998), British Roman Catholic priest and monsigno
  • Walter Anthony Gilbey (d. 1935), British former Member of the House of Keys in the Isle of Man
  • Grace Mary Eleanor Gilbey (1887-1958), 8th Baroness Vaux of Harrowden, who received the title out of abeyance in 1935
  • Julian Gilbey, British film director

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Gilbey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gilbey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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